"Swedish" Type Berry Picker/Berry Scoop/Berry Harvester
This auction is for an antique berry picker from Europe.Function/Use: Used to pick small berries such as blueberries and black currants. Structure/Composition: The sides and the handle are made of a light-colored hardwood. The prongs and basket are made of iron rods. Wear-and-Tear: Well used and stained with berry juices. No major damage; some of the prongs are very slightly bent. Mark(s): T is a triangular label on the picker with the manufacturer's name: Horacke Autodruzstvo and location: Trebic (a small town in Czechoslovakia, nowadays known as the Czech Republic). Other Notes: These berry pickers (a.k.a. berry scoops) are often erroneously referred to on eBay as Swiss or Swedish berry pickers Approximate Age: Early to mid 1900s
Dimensions: About 8 inches (~20 cm) long and 5 inches (~12.5 cm) wide.NO RESERVE Keywords: Europe, European, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, kitchen utensils, utensil, kitchenware, garden tool, farm tool, farmer
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